Category - Mythology

Sava Savanovic vampire

Vampire stories do not begin with Bram Stoker nor were they born with Vlad Tepes. The Slavic folklore is rich with curious creatures and people in the Balkans are often ready to share a story or two about an obscure event or character that lived a...

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Slavic kolovrat

Hindu temple with a swastika Various derivations of the ancient solar symbol, known as swastika, have become infamous because of their misappropriation by the Hitler’s Third Reich. The swastika has become interchangeable with the word “Nazi”, and...

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Slavic fairy

Fighting old Slavic religion, the main goal of the Church was elimination of the pagan deities. Demonic creatures which were part of the Slavic mythology were not considered to be too intimidating enemy, so they were left to exist and, in some...

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Belobog

The god Belobog has many names like Bilobog, Belbog, Bielebog Bialbog, Byelobog, Belun, Bylun, Bielboh or Bialun (all names meaning White God).  Belobog is a Slavic deity of light and Sun that has always been the subject of many debates between...

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Dajbog

The Slavic god Dazbog, also known as Dažbog, Daždbog, Dabog, or Dajbog was among the major gods of Slavic mythology. Today this god is recognized by historians (and folklorists) as the god of the Sun and fire. Dazbog was worshipped along with the...

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Svarog Slavic god

Svarog was revered by the Slavs as the great god of blacksmiths, law and fire, similar to that of Hephaestus of the Greek pantheon. The origin of Svarog’s name can be traced to the language of Indo-European people, that is to say Sanskrit. Although...

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Vesna goddess

Vesna, goddess of spring and fertility was a mythological female character in early Slavic mythology (on the territory of today’s Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Slovenia). The cult of Vesna was related to the rituals that were conducted...

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Triglav - three headed god

The three-headed god in Slavic mythology known as Triglav is portrayed as a representation of the three supreme Slavic gods. These gods were present in several Slavic tribes across Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The mountain Triglav is the...

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Chernobog

Crnobog, also known as Chernobog or Zcerneboch, literally translates to “Black God”. He was the villain, the bad god that was worshipped and feared by the ancient Slavs. Because of his notorious reputation, the Dark God is one of the...

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